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IMMI 18/023 Arrangements as made
This instrument enables Austrian and Czech passport holders to make an application for a Work and Holiday (Temporary) (Class US) visa, specifies the educational qualifications and the upper age limits for those applicants, specifies the approved forms, place and manner for making an application, specifies that Argentinian passport holders are a class of persons who are exempt from the requirement to provide evidence of home government support for the grant of the visa and updates postal addresses.
Administered by: Home Affairs
Made 05 Feb 2018
Registered 12 Feb 2018
Tabled HR 13 Feb 2018
Tabled Senate 14 Feb 2018
Table of contents.

 

Migration (IMMI 18/023: Arrangements for Work and Holiday and Working Holiday Visa Applications) Instrument 2018

 

I, Judith O’Neill, Delegate of the Minister for Home Affairs and the Minister for Immigration and Border Protection, make the following instrument.

Dated   5 February 2018

Judith O’Neill

 

JUDITH O’NEILL

Senior Executive Service, Band 1, Visa and Citizenship Management Division and Delegate of the Minister for Home Affairs and the Minister for Immigration and Border Protection

 

 


Contents

 

Part 1Preliminary...................................................................................................... 1

1......... Name................................................................................................................................ 1

2......... Commencement................................................................................................................ 1

3......... Authority.......................................................................................................................... 1

4......... Definitions....................................................................................................................... 1

5......... Schedules......................................................................................................................... 2

Part 2—Arrangements for Work and Holiday and Working Holiday Visa Applications            2

6......... Work and Holiday (Temporary) (Class US) visa............................................................. 2

7......... Subclass 462 - Work and Holiday................................................................................... 2

8......... Working Holiday (Temporary) (Class TZ) visa............................................................... 3

9......... Subclass 417 - Working Holiday..................................................................................... 3

Schedule 1—Work and Holiday (Temporary) (Class US) (place, manner and form for making an application)                                                                                                                             4

Schedule 2—Work and Holiday (Temporary) (Class US) and Subclass 462 (Work and Holiday) Visa (specified countries, educational qualifications and age requirements)      6

Schedule 3—Working Holiday (Temporary) (Class TZ) (place, manner and form for making an application)                                                                                                                           12

Schedule 4—Working Holiday (Temporary) (Class TZ) and Subclass 417 (Working Holiday) Visa (countries, conditions and age requirements)                                                  13

Schedule 5—Repeals                                                                                                                                     15

Migration (IMMI 17/097: Arrangements for Work and Holiday and Working Holiday Visa Applications) Instrument 2017                                                                                                                                                           

 

 

 

 

 


Part 1Preliminary

1  Name

(1)     This instrument is the Migration (IMMI 18/023: Arrangements for Work and Holiday and Working Holiday Visa Applications) Instrument 2018.  

(2)     This instrument may be cited as IMMI 18/023.

2  Commencement

(1)     Each provision of this instrument specified in Column 1 of the table commences, or is taken to have commenced, in accordance with Column 2 of the table. Any other statement in Column 2 has effect according to its terms.

 

Commencement information

Column 1

Column 2

Column 3

Provisions

Commencement

Date/Details

The whole of this instrument except for item 5 of Schedule 2

 

Item 5 of Schedule 2

15 February 2018

 

 

1 March 2018

 

Note:          This table relates only to the provisions of this instrument as originally made. It will not be amended to deal with any later amendments of this instrument.

(2)     Any information in Column 3 of the table is not part of this instrument. Information may be inserted in this column, or information in it may be edited, in any published version of this instrument.

3  Authority

This instrument is made under the following provisions of the Regulations:

(a)    subregulation 2.07(5);

(b)   paragraph 1224A(3)(a) of Schedule 1;

(c)    subparagraph 1224A(3)(b)(iii) of Schedule 1;

(d)   subitem 1225(5) of Schedule 1;

(e)    subclause 417.211(2) of Schedule 2;

(f)    paragraph 462.212(b) of Schedule 2;

(g)    paragraph 462.221(c) of Schedule 2.


 

4  Definitions

In this instrument:

Regulations means the Migration Regulations 1994.

5  Schedules

Each instrument that is specified in a Schedule to this instrument is amended or repealed as set out in the applicable items in the Schedule concerned, and any other item in a Schedule to this instrument has effect according to its terms.

 


 

Part 2Arrangements for Work and Holiday and Working Holiday Visa Applications

Work and Holiday (Temporary) (Class US) visa

             (1)  This section and Schedules 1 and 2 to this instrument specify requirements for making an application for a Work and Holiday (Temporary) (Class US) visa.

             (2)  For the purposes of paragraph 1224A(3)(a) of Schedule 1 to the Regulations, the foreign countries that have issued a valid passport the applicant currently holds, are specified in Column 1 of the table in Schedule 2 to this instrument.

             (3)  For the purposes of paragraph 1224A(3)(aa) of Schedule 1 to the Regulations, the addresses for lodging an application are specified in:

                     (a)  Column C of the table in Schedule 1 to this instrument, corresponding with the applicant’s circumstances set out in Column A of the table in Schedule 1 to this instrument; and

                     (b)  Column 3 or Column 4 of the table in Schedule 2 to this instrument, where Column C of the table in Schedule 1 to this instrument makes reference to those Columns.

             (4)  For the purposes of subitem 1224A(1) of Schedule 1 to the Regulations, the approved forms are specified in Column B of the table in Schedule 1 to this instrument, corresponding with the applicant’s circumstances set out in Column A of the table in Schedule 1 to this instrument.

             (5)  For the purposes of subparagraph 1224A(3)(b)(iii) of Schedule 1 to the Regulations, persons who hold a valid passport issued by one of the following foreign countries are a class of persons who are not required to provide evidence of government support for grant of the visa:

                        (a) the People’s Republic of China;

                        (b) the United States of America;

                        (c) the State of Israel;

                        (d) Singapore;

                        (e) Argentina.

7  Subclass 462 – Work and Holiday

             (1)  For the purposes of paragraph 462.221(c) of Schedule 2 to the Regulations, the table in Schedule 2 to this instrument specifies:

                     (a)  the educational qualifications in Column 2; and

                     (b)  the corresponding foreign country in Column 1.

             (2)  For the purposes of paragraph 462.212(b) of Schedule 2 to the Regulations and 1224A(3)(a) of Schedule 1 to the Regulations, the table in Schedule 2 to this instrument specifies:

                     (a)  in Column 5 the younger age, if any, that the applicant must be no more than; and 

                     (b)  in Column 1 the corresponding foreign country that issued the passport.

 

8  Working Holiday (Temporary) (Class TZ) visa

             (1)  This section and Schedules 3 and 4 to this instrument specify requirements for making an application for a Working Holiday (Temporary) (Class TZ) visa.

             (2)  For the purposes of subitem 1225(1) of Schedule 1 to the Regulations, the approved forms are specified in Column B of the table in Schedule 3 to this instrument, corresponding with the class of persons set out in Column A.

             (3)  For the purposes of subitem 1225(3) of Schedule 1 to the Regulations, the place and manner in which an application must be made is specified in Column C of the table in Schedule 3 to this instrument, corresponding with the class of persons set out in Column A of the table in Schedule 3 to this instrument.

9  Subclass 417 - Working Holiday

(1)   For the purposes of paragraph 417.211(2)(a) of Schedule 2 to the Regulations, the table in Schedule 4 to this instrument specifies:

(a)    in Column 1, the foreign countries that may issue a working holiday eligible passport; and

(b)   in Column 2, the conditions a passport must satisfy in order to be a working holiday eligible passport, for the corresponding foreign country in Column 1.

(2)   For the purposes of subparagraph 417.211(2)(b)(ii) of Schedule 2 to the Regulations, the table in Schedule 4 to this instrument specifies:

                     (a)  in Column 3, the younger age, if any, that the applicant must be no more than; and

                     (b)  in Column 1, the corresponding foreign country.

 


 

Schedule 1— Work and Holiday (Temporary) (Class US) (place, manner and form for making an application)

 

Item

COLUMN A

Applicant’s circumstances

COLUMN B

Form

COLUMN C

Place and Manner

1

An applicant who holds a valid passport issued by a foreign country specified in Column 1 of the table in Schedule 2 to this instrument who is, or has previously been, in Australia as the holder of a Class US (Work and Holiday (Temporary)) visa.

1208 or

1208 (Internet)

Applications may be made:

1.      by Internet; OR

2.      by posting the application (with the correct pre-paid postage) to:

GPO Box 9984

Brisbane QLD 4001

AUSTRALIA

2

An applicant who holds a valid passport issued by the United States of America who is not, and has not previously been, in Australia as the holder of a Class US (Work and Holiday (Temporary)) visa.

1208 or

1208 (Internet)

Applications, that are not Internet applications, may be made in any foreign country at a diplomatic, consular or migration office maintained by or on behalf of the Commonwealth outside Australia.

3

An applicant who holds a valid passport issued by the People’s Republic of China or by Singapore who is not, and has not previously been, in Australia as the holder of a Class US (Work and Holiday (Temporary)) visa.

1208

Application must be made by appointment and in person at an address specified in column 4 of the table in Schedule 2 to this instrument for the corresponding country.

4

An applicant who holds a valid passport issued by a foreign country specified in Column 1 of the table in Schedule 2 to this instrument who is not, and has not previously been, in Australia as the holder of a Class US (Work and Holiday (Temporary)) visa.

1208

Applications must be made at the addresses, specified in Column 3 or Column 4 of the table in Schedule 2 to this instrument for the corresponding foreign country.

 


 

Schedule 2 – Work and Holiday (Temporary) (Class US) and Subclass 462 (Work and Holiday) Visa (specified countries, educational qualifications and age requirements)

Item 

COLUMN 1

Foreign Countries

COLUMN 2

Educational Qualification the applicant must hold:

Place and manner

COLUMN 5

Maximum

Age

COLUMN 3

Postal address

COLUMN 4

Street address

1

Argentina

1.     tertiary qualifications; or

2.   has successfully completed at least two years of undergraduate university study.

Australian Embassy,

Villanueva 1400

Buenos Aires

C1426BMJ

ARGENTINA

Australian Embassy,

Villanueva 1400

Buenos Aires

C1426BMJ

ARGENTINA

30

2

Austria

1.       tertiary qualifications; or

2.       has successfully completed at least two years of undergraduate university study

Australian Embassy

Visa Office

Wallstrasse 76-79

D-10179 Berlin

GERMANY

Not applicable

30

3

Bangladesh

1.     tertiary qualifications; or

2.   has successfully completed at least two years of undergraduate university study.

Australian High Commission

The Visa Office

184 Gulshan Avenue, Gulshan-2

Dhaka  1212 

BANGLADESH

 

Australian High Commission

The Visa Office

184 Gulshan Avenue, Gulshan-2

Dhaka  1212 

BANGLADESH

OR

VFS Bangladesh Pvt, Ltd

Australia VFS Visa Application Centre

ZN Tower, 1st floor, Plot # 2

Road 8, Block SW(1), Gulshan Avenue

Dhaka  1212 

BANGLADESH

30

4

Chile

1.     tertiary qualification; or

2.   has satisfactorily completed, or have been approved to undertake a third year of undergraduate university study.

Australian Embassy,

Isidora Goyenechea

3621 Torre – B,

Piso 12

Las Condes

SANTIAGO DE CHILE

Australian Embassy,

Isidora Goyenechea

3621 Torre – B,

Piso 12

Las Condes

SANTIAGO DE CHILE

30

5

Czech Republic

1.       tertiary qualifications; or

2.       has successfully completed at least two years of undergraduate university study

Australian Embassy

Visa Office

Wallstrasse 76-79

D-10179 Berlin

GERMANY

Not applicable

30

6

Hungary

1.     tertiary qualifications; or

2.   has successfully completed at least two years of undergraduate university study.

Australian Embassy

Visa Office

Wallstrasse 76-79

D-10179 Berlin

GERMANY

Not applicable

30

7

Indonesia

1.     tertiary qualifications; or

2.   has successfully completed at least two years of undergraduate university study.

Australian Embassy,

Jalan H. R. Rasuna Said

Kav C15-16 (Kuningan)

Jakarta Selatan  12940 

INDONESIA

Australian Embassy,

Jalan H. R. Rasuna Said

Kav C15-16 (Kuningan)

Jakarta Selatan  12940 

INDONESIA

30

8

The State of Israel

1.   secondary school qualifications; and

2.   have completed military service or are legally exempt from military service.

Australian Embassy

PO Box 29108

Tel Aviv 61290

Israel

Australian Embassy

Discount Bank Tower

Level 28

23 Yehuda Halevi St (Corner Herzl St)

Tel Aviv 65136

Israel

30

9

Luxembourg

1.   tertiary qualifications; or

2.   has successfully completed at least two years of undergraduate university study.

Australian Embassy

Visa Office

Wallstrasse 76-79

D-10179 Berlin

GERMANY

Not applicable

30

10

Malaysia

1.   tertiary qualifications; or

2.   has successfully completed at least two years of undergraduate university study.

Australian High Commission

PO Box 10921
Kuala Lumpur, 

MALAYSIA,  50730

Australian High Commission
6 Jalan Yap Kwan Seng
Kuala Lumpur, 

50450, 

MALAYSIA

OR

Australia VFS Visa Application Centre

Suite 19.06 19th Floor, Wisma MCA

163 Jalan Ampang,

Kuala Lumpur, 

50450, 

MALAYSIA

30

11

People’s Republic of China

 

1.   tertiary qualifications; or

2.   has successfully completed at least two years of undergraduate university study.

 

Not applicable

 

Application must be

made by appointment

and in person at one of

the following

addresses:

 

Australian Visa

Application Centre –

Beijing

Room D, E, F, G, H, I,

21st Floor

Oriental Kenzo Plaza

No. 48

Dongzhimenwai Street

Dongcheng District,

Beijing,

CHINA 100027

OR

Australian Visa

Application Centre –

Guangzhou

Unit 02, 29/F
HM Tower,

No. 3, Jinsui Road

Zhujiang New Town,

Tianhe District,

Guangzhou,

CHINA 510623

OR

Australian Visa

Application Centre –

Shanghai

2nd Floor, Jiushi

Business Building

No. 213 Sichuan

Middle Road,

Huangpu District,

Shanghai,

CHINA 200002

OR

Australian Visa

Application Centre –

Chengdu

Room 2-2, 2/F,

No. 11-15, Section 4,

South Renmin Road,

Wuhou District,

Chengdu City,

Sichuan Province,

CHINA 610041

 

30

12

Peru

1.   tertiary qualifications; or

2.   has successfully completed at least two years of undergraduate university study.

Australian Embassy

Isidora Goyenechea

3621 Torre – B,
Piso 12

Las Condes

SANTIAGO DE CHILE

Australian Embassy,

Isidora Goyenechea

3621 Torre – B,
Piso 12

Las Condes

SANTIAGO DE CHILE

30

13

Poland

1.   tertiary qualifications; or

2.   has successfully completed at least two years of undergraduate university study.

Australian Embassy

Visa Office

Wallstrasse 76-79

D-10179 Berlin

GERMANY

Not applicable

30

14

Portugal

1.   tertiary qualifications; or

2.   has successfully completed at least two years of undergraduate university study.

Australian Embassy

Visa Office

Wallstrasse 76-79

D-10179 Berlin

GERMANY

Not applicable

30

15

San Marino

1.   tertiary qualifications; or

2.   has successfully completed at least two years of undergraduate university study

Australian Embassy

Visa Office

Wallstrasse 76-79

D-10179 Berlin

GERMANY

Not applicable

30

16

Singapore

1.   tertiary qualifications; or

2.   has successfully completed at least two years of undergraduate university study.

Not applicable

Application must be made by appointment and in person at the following address:

 

Australian Visa Application Centre – Singapore

135 Cecil Street, #08-01 MYP Plaza,

Singapore 069536

30

17

Slovak Republic

1.   tertiary qualifications; or

2.   has satisfactorily completed at least two years of undergraduate university study

Australian Embassy

Visa Office

Wallstrasse 76-79

D-10179 Berlin

GERMANY

Not applicable

30

18

Slovenia

1.   tertiary qualifications; or

2.   has successfully completed at least two years of undergraduate university study

Australian Embassy

Visa Office

Wallstrasse 76-79

D-10179 Berlin

GERMANY

Not applicable

30

19

Spain

1.   tertiary qualifications; or

2.   has satisfactorily completed at least two years of undergraduate university study.

Australian Embassy

Visa Office

Wallstrasse 76-79

D-10179 Berlin

GERMANY

Not applicable

30

20

Thailand, Kingdom of

Diploma or Degree.

Australian Embassy,

37 South Sathorn Road

Bangkok,  10120, 

THAILAND

Australian Embassy,

37 South Sathorn Road

Bangkok, 10120, THAILAND

30

21

Republic of Turkey

1.   tertiary qualifications; or

2.   has satisfactorily completed at least two years of undergraduate university study

Australian Embassy,

PK 32,
Cankaya 06552
Ankara  TURKEY

 

Australian Embassy, MNG Building
Ugur Mumcu Caddesi 88, 7th Floor
Gaziosmanpasa
Ankara 06700  TURKEY

30

22

United States of America

Secondary school qualifications.

For forms which are not Internet forms:

applications may be made in any foreign country at a diplomatic, consular or migration office maintained by or on behalf of the Commonwealth outside Australia.

For forms which are not Internet forms:

applications may be made in any foreign country at a diplomatic, consular or migration office maintained by or on behalf of the Commonwealth outside Australia.

30

23

Uruguay

1.   tertiary qualifications; or

2.   has successfully completed at least two years of undergraduate university study.

Australian Embassy,

Villanueva 1400

Buenos Aires  C1426BMJ

ARGENTINA

Australian Embassy,

Villanueva 1400

Buenos Aires  C1426BMJ

ARGENTINA

30

24

Vietnam

1.   tertiary qualifications; or

2.   has successfully completed at least two years of undergraduate university study

Not applicable

AVAC Visa Application Centre

Gelex Tower

3rd Floor, 52 Le Dai Hanh Street,

Le Dai Hanh Ward,

Hai Ba Trung District,

Ha Noi, VIETNAM

OR

AVAC Visa Application Centre

5th Floor, Resco Tower, 94-96 Nguyen Du Street

Ben Nghe Ward, District 1

Ho Chi Minh City, VIETNAM

OR

AVAC Visa Application Centre

6th ACB Building, 218 Bach Dang Street

Phuoc Ninh Ward,

Hai Chau District

Danang City, VIETNAM

OR

Australian Embassy,

Visa & Immigration Section

Level 1 Australian Embassy

8 Dao Tan Street

Ba Dinh District

Ha Noi, VIETNAM

30


 

Schedule 3— Working Holiday (Temporary) (Class TZ) (place, manner and form for making an application)

Item

COLUMN A

Class of Persons

COLUMN B

Form

COLUMN C

Place and Manner

1

The applicant:

1.      is, or has previously been, in Australia as the holder of a Class TZ (Working Holiday) (Temporary)) visa; and

2.      is the holder of a valid passport issued by a foreign country specified in Column 1 of the table in Schedule 4 to this instrument; and

3.      subject to the conditions, if any, specified in Column 2 of the table in Schedule 4 to this instrument for the corresponding country.

1150; or

1150E

 

Applications may be made:

1.  by Internet; OR

2.  by posting the application (with the correct pre-paid postage) to:

GPO Box 9984

Brisbane QLD 4001

AUSTRALIA

2

The applicant:

1.     is not, and has not previously been, in Australia as the holder of a Class TZ (Working Holiday) (Temporary)) visa; and

2.     is the holder of a valid passport which is issued by a foreign country specified in Column 1 of the table in Schedule 4 to this instrument; and

3.      subject to the conditions, if any, specified in Column 2 of the table in Schedule 4 to this instrument.

1150; or

1150E

 

Applications may be made:

1.by Internet; OR

2.in any foreign country at a diplomatic, consular or migration office maintained by or on behalf of the Commonwealth outside Australia

 


 

Schedule 4— Working Holiday (Temporary) (Class TZ) and Subclass 417 (Working Holiday) Visa (countries, conditions and age requirements)

 

Item

COLUMN 1

Foreign Countries

COLUMN 2

Conditions

COLUMN 3

Maximum Age

1

Belgium

Passport must indicate that the applicant is a national of Belgium

30

2

Canada

Passport must indicate that the applicant is a national of Canada

30

3

Denmark

Passport must indicate that the applicant is a national of Denmark

30

4

Finland

Passport must indicate that the applicant is a national of Finland

30

5

France

Passport must indicate that the applicant is a national of France

30

6

Italy

Passport must indicate that the applicant is a national of Italy

30

7

Norway

Passport must indicate that the applicant is a national of Norway

30

8

Sweden

Passport must indicate that the applicant is a national of Sweden

30

9

The Netherlands

Passport must indicate that the applicant is a national of The Netherlands

30

10

The Republic of Ireland

Passport must indicate that the applicant is a national of the Republic of Ireland

30

11

The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Passport must indicate that the applicant’s nationality is British Citizen or British National (Overseas)

30

12

Estonia

Passport must indicate that the applicant is a national of Estonia

30

13

Germany

Passport must indicate that the applicant is a national of Germany

30

14

Japan

Passport must indicate that the applicant is a national of Japan

30

15

Malta

Passport must indicate that the applicant is a national of Malta

30

16

Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, People’s Republic of China

Nil

30

17

The Republic of Cyprus

Passport must indicate that the applicant is a national of the Republic of Cyprus

30

18

The Republic of Korea

Passport must indicate that the applicant is a national of the Republic of Korea

30

19

Passports issued by the authorities of Taiwan

Passport must not purport to be an official or diplomatic passport

30

 


 

Schedule 5 – Repeals

Migration (IMMI 17/097: Arrangements for Work and Holiday and Working Holiday Visa Applications) Instrument 2017

1  The whole of the instrument

Repeal the instrument.